Archive for Friday, July 16, 2010

Top finishers in KU competition for young musicians to play Saturday

July 16, 2010


The six top finishers in Kansas University’s International Institute for Young Musicians’ piano competition will perform at a concert on Saturday.

The concert is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall on the KU campus. Tickets are available at the door for $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.

Frank Wu, 15, of Chicago, and Chelsea De Souza, 16, of Mumbai, India, tied for second-place honors at the IIYM competition. Aileen Gozali, 15, of Singapore, finished in third place. Judges did not award a first-place prize.

Three other youths earned finalist prizes and will also perform on Saturday — Joseph Eisele, 15, of Greenwood Village, Colo.; Jina Kim, 17, of Birmingham, Ala.; and Kevin Ahfat, 15, of Centennial, Colo.


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